12:04 SocietyBelarusian MPs may be required to take oath of office Proposals have been made to supplement the Constitution with a provision on the parliamentary oath, Chairman of the Constitutional Court Piotr Miklashevich said today during a meeting of the Constitutional Commission.
11:38 PoliticsProposal to limit president's legislative powers in Belarus There is a proposal to limit the legislative powers of the president in terms of issuing decrees, Chairman of the Constitutional Court Piotr Miklashevich said at the meeting of the Constitutional Commission on 14 May.
11:35 SocietyPlans to prohibit dual mandate in Belarus Proposals have been made to prohibit dual mandate, Chairman of the Constitutional Court Piotr Miklashevich said today during a meeting of the Constitutional Commission in Minsk on 14 May.
11:23 SocietyCOVID-19 herd immunity study kicks off in Belarus The Belarusian Healthcare Ministry together with the Russian Federal Service for the Oversight of Consumer Protection and Welfare (Rospotrebnadzor) is conducting a study of herd immunity against COVID-19 in Belarus.
11:20 SportBelarus win Free Combination bronze at European Aquatics Championships The Belarusian team of Anastasiya Navasiolava, Vera Butsel, Hanna Koutsun, Aliaksandra Vysotskaya, Marharyta Kiryliuk, Valeryia Puz, Kseniya Kuliashova, Yana Kudzina, Kseniya Tratseuskaya, and Anastasiya Suvalava clinched the third place with the overall score of 86.0667.
10:41 PresidentLukashenko: Farmers should have easy access to markets “For me, people are of paramount importance. I am from the countryside. I know what it means to grow something with your own hands and to be able to sell it. People should be able to freely sell their products and have an unobstructed access to the market,” the head of state said.
10:10 PartnersEconomic prospects for Europe start to look better The European Commission has revised its economic forecast upward for the coming two years based on its accelerated vaccination program, a recovery fund that is set to take effect and a stronger global performance powered by China and the United States.
10:09 PresidentLukashenko visiting farmers' market near Minsk Belarus President Aleksandr Lukashenko is touring the farmers' eco-market located in the Valerianovo shopping center in Minsk District.The multifunctional four-story shopping center is located in the village of Valerianovo and covers an area of 20,000 square meters. It was built on the instructions of the head of state on idle premises.
09:58 SocietyBelarusian Railways carries over 1m passengers during May holidays About 214,000 passengers traveled by trains with reserved seats. More than 188,000 of them were business-class regional and suburban trains. Almost 26,000 passengers traveled by international trains running between Belarus and Russia. More than 961,000 people used economy-class urban, suburban and regional trains.
09:21 PresidentLukashenko authorizes construction of Northern Waterfront complex in Minsk The document sets forth the terms for the construction of the Northern Waterfront experimental multifunctional complex in the northern part of the city within the boundaries of the Minsk Ring Road, Pobeditelei Avenue, Orlovskaya Street and Tsnyanskoye Reservoir by Riverside Development Holdings Limited (UAE).
09:02 EconomyBelarus, China ready to team up for environmental action “Our short-term and mid-term objectives are quite ambitious. We strive to achieve climate neutrality, build adaptive capacity to climate change, prevent land degradation, introduce water-saving technologies, restore damaged ecosystems, and promote eco-tourism,” the minister said.
21:02 In PicturesHappy Together competition of student families Nine young families representing various universities and regions of the Republic of Belarus, as well as one family from Russia are taking part in the final.
19:58 SocietyBelarusian elected to Inter-Parliamentary Union body The forum was opened by IPU Secretary General Martin Chungong. In his speech he mentioned that weak representation of young people in parliaments remains a big problem.
19:32 SocietyBelarusian scientists get CIS awards for space exploration R&D For the last 20 years the United Institute of Informatics Problems and the R&D enterprise Geoinformation Systems have been implementing Union State programs on space exploration together with Russian colleagues.
19:11 SocietyOpinion: NATO is intent on changing the balance of strategic forces in the region “The key task for us is to equalize this balance. In other words, we have to modernize our own army, improve weaponry, step up cooperation with the Russian Federation within the framework of the Union State of Belarus and Russia and the Collective Security Treaty Organization,” the expert noted.